IPA | Saddlebock Brewery

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Brewed by:
Saddlebock Brewery
Arkansas, United States
saddlebock.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by RblWthACoz on 10-19-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
21
Reviews:
6
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
15.09%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 21 |  Reviews: 6
Reviews by Soonerick76:
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4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

More User Reviews:
Photo of JamesStreet
3.68/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of russpowell
3.61/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours amber with a thumb of cream colored head. Alright lacing & average head retention, some hazing as well

S: Breadyness, pine, both fade over time

T: Follows the nose, pineapple, and pear notes as well up front. Grapefruit and pine with a little bit of caramel, pears & biscuitty malt as this warms, along with grassyness, woody hops & dryness. Finishes piney with grapefruit, woody hops, pears & caramelwoody dryness

MF: Medium bodied, restrained carbonation, nice balance

A decent AIPA, not the best "best in the land" as they claim, easy to drink

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Photo of BKotch
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tone77
3.79/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a cloudy golden/orange color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of hops, citrus. Taste is tropical fruits, pine, juicy, some malts, medium bitterness. Feels full bodied in the mouth and overall a tasty and enjoyable beer.

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Photo of essammot
5/5  rDev +34.8%

Photo of jmd1978
4.28/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

No head when brought to the table at restaurant. Hoppy and citrus nose. It had nice lacing all the way to the end. Floral with notes of bitterness, orange and lemons. Pretty good find at Bordinos for Valentine's Day!

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Photo of donkeyrunner
2.87/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

Kate brought some beers back from a MS/AR field trip. I think this may be my first ever Arkansas brewed beer.

Amber with a thin, bubbly head that retains fair enough for an AIPA. Smells like pineapple, Ricola and weak lemon iced tea. Tastes features a hop profile of lemon and tobacco. Website says IPA was dry hopped with Citra. Not sure where that went wrong.

The best part of this beer is the large amount of resin that makes it onto my tongue. Has a very wet (vs a dry beer thank you very much, I know liquids tend to be wet) mouthfeel but the high volume of lip smacking resin pulls this beer together for me.

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Photo of Allurex
3.48/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cjr0401
4.29/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tubeyes
3.78/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Skillet
4.03/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Lukebell15
3/5  rDev -19.1%

Photo of Lahoi
3.84/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A very enjoyable beer.

Poured from a 22 oz bomber. Deep copper color. Chucks, thick head that was retained for the bulk of the drinking of the brew. Cloudy. Lots of lacing.

Smell and taste are quite similar. Pretty typical IPA stuff. Hoppy, bready, piney. The unique aspect of this IPA is the floral notes. Interesting, but not my favorite part of the beer.

The feel is perfect for an IPA. Medium to thick. Very nice.

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Photo of Hogbrew02
3.13/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of HawkeyeJosh
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of bump8628
3.36/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of steve0416
4.84/5  rDev +30.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I love Citra! so this blend of malty body and massive citra on the nose is a nearly perfect IPA for me! The ABV is high and this could easily be called an Imperial.
Nice to see some one pushing a solid IPA rather than stretching it out to be an imperial.

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Photo of Dhalang
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of dsl72701
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of drewfromboulder
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

IPA from Saddlebock Brewery
3.71 out of 5 based on 21 ratings.
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